Friday May 17 Announced As Melbourne WebFest Program Launch Date

May 13, 2019

Australia’s international web series festival, Melbourne WebFest, is excited to hold the 2019 Festival Program Launch at the RMIT University Media Portal, Friday May 17.
Image 3 MWF Program Launch

Friday May 17 Announced As Melbourne WebFest Program Launch Date

Australia’s international web series festival, Melbourne WebFest, is excited to hold the 2019 Festival Program Launch at the RMIT University Media Portal, Friday May 17.

The event will encourage networking amongst digital creators, web series cast and crew alike, and offer a platform for the announcement of this year’s selection of series into the program.

Last year’s launch announced 85 selected series, including notable Australian selections such as Homecoming Queens, featuring Liv Hewson and Michelle Law, Plonk, featuring The Chaser’s Chris Taylor, Freudian Slip  Small Town Hackers and Aunty Donna the Album.

What: The Melbourne WebFest Program Launch will announce series selections that will feature during the Melbourne WebFest Program July 18 – 21. Selected series span across 3 categories; Official Selection, Spotlight Selection (series made on a budget of less than $50, 000 USD) and Student Showcase.
When: Friday May 17, doors open 7:00pm for an 8:00pm start.
Where: RMIT University Media Portal. Building 14 Melbourne City Campus, accessible from corner of Franklin St & Swanston St.
Who: Melbourne WebFest programming is proudly supported by RMIT University, Screen Australia, xGrowth, OzFlix and ABC iView.
Why: The 2019 festival saw over 200 web series submissions the festival, resulting in a large creative community eager to attend and hear the news.

“I’m thrilled to have the honour of sharing the 2019 Melbourne WebFest Program with our community,” says Alexander Hipwell, Festival Director.

“This year the festival has gone through a metamorphosis, and we’re looking to engage with both new audiences and new technologies to help our mission of telling great stories via the web. We’re looking forward to experiencing everything the 7th volume of Melbourne WebFest has in store.”

How: Attendee ticket registrations are free and can be reserved via Eventbrite here: bit.ly/MWFProgLaunch

Facebook event can be accessed here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2167613340019265/

Website: www.melbournewebfest.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/melbournewebfest
Twitter/Instagram: @melbwebfest #MelbWebFest